Girls and Inclusive Education Technical Lead

VSO Nepal

VSO is the world's leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world's poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We're not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.

Detailed Job description / requirements:

Girls and Inclusive Education Technical Lead

Location
Kathmandu with frequent field visit
Contract type
Fixed Term
Application Closing Date
28 May 2022
Interview date
Soon as possible
Start dateSoon as possible


Role overview

The GIEN Lead provides visionary strategic leadership, technical insights and high-quality competencies to promote and sustain endeavours of inclusive education. Take a lead role in promoting government linkages and strengthen Girls and Inclusive Education Network (GIEN).

Skills, qualifications and experience

Essential:

Qualification: Master's degree in Education

Network Management: At least 5 years’ Experience of planning and providing policy inputs in inclusive education, along with gender and social inclusion collaborating with multiple stakeholders, delivering expected benefits in challenging contexts.

Communication - Excellent oral and written communication skills in internal and international community with ability to vary communication content and style to suit audiences to inform, motivate and inspire.

Relationship Building - Ability to build effective working relationships with diverse stakeholders of inclusive education network, donors and development partners, inspiring confidence, and credibility. Ability to work effectively across the local government, as per new federal context Capable to strengthen relationship with local government, educational organizations, and other civil society organizations for the effective implementation of GIEN network and inclusive education interventions.

Organization and planning - Excellent coordination and planning skills with experience of working under pressure.

Time management skills: prioritization skills, decision making skills, focus of the program, coping skills etc.

Analysis and creative problem-solving - Ability to analyses and quickly grasp the fundamentals of a need or issue. Able to find innovative ways of solving cross cutting problems.

Flexibility - Ability to manage a project in a changing context, recognizing and being open to ambiguity, uncertainty and opportunities.

Information Technology - Good level of computer skills (Windows, Excel, Power Point, Word, Outlook, and Internet).

Travel requirement: Able to travel in project areas in country and internationally occasionally and spend time away from work- base location and home.

Commitment: Commitment to VSO’s mission, values, People First principles and core approaches (Social Inclusion and Gender, Social Accountability, and Resilience).

Desirable:

Previous working experience of managing education volunteers’ networks

Experience of managing change difficult circumstances

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

  • Ability to be open minded and respectful
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
  • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
  • Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

Eligibility: Nepali nationals only

Contract: National

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

Once you’re ready to apply, click on: https://www.vsointernational.org/about/careers/girls-and-inclusive-education-technical-lead-a0m3z00000fnzwuaaj and complete the online application form by 28 May 2022. 

 VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers/ consultants to ensure us protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy.

Job Overview

Category Development and Project
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience 5+ years
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 20 May, 2022
Apply Before 28 May, 2022
City Lalitpur